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Umpherston Sinkhole

Jubilee Highway East, Mount Gambier, South Australia 5290, Australia
+61 8 8724 9750
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Quite amazing

I had seen this sinkhole as a little girl and was greatly looking forward to seeing it again. I was... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Scrumpti0us
,
Sale, Australia
Amazing place

Mount Gambier is a great little pace with lots of things to see. This sinkhole is absolutely... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Sharon P
,
Grafton, Australia
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good33%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“sink hole” (96 reviews)
“fruit” (44 reviews)
“bread” (25 reviews)
LOCATION
Jubilee Highway East, Mount Gambier, South Australia 5290, Australia
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+61 8 8724 9750
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Reviewed 6 days ago

I had seen this sinkhole as a little girl and was greatly looking forward to seeing it again. I was not disappointed. It is quite beautiful and unique - a magical place. The gardens are lovley and the cliff face dramatic. The trailing plants circling...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Mount Gambier is a great little pace with lots of things to see. This sinkhole is absolutely amazing, free and well worth the quick stopover. Don’t miss it

Thank Sharon P
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Reviewed 6 days ago

It was amazing, the enormity. We missed seeing it light up at night which would have been great, but even during the day was great too. Well worth seeing and walking around.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Visiting here with three kids and a service dog, we really enjoyed the features of the sinkhole, the fragrant gardens, and the wild bee hives built into the walls of the cave. You can't go to Mount Gambier without visiting Umpherston Sinkhole!

Thank drivingozblackdog
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I was amazed when seeing the sinkhole, how deep it is, walking down the steps to see how far it goes, very pretty but think it needs a bit of tender loving care. There is a beautiful rose garden before descending, also markets were on....More

Thank _rcbenbow
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stopped at the Umpherdtone sinkhole for a quick break, while driving through Mount Gambier. The gardens at the bottom were nice, as wss the path leading behind the vines.

Thank Andrew_Alin
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Sometimes you need to see things for yourself to do them justice. This is one of those times. This is not only a wonder but a beautiful and stunning garden to explore. There are lookouts from the top but you can go down to the...More

Thank JCendo
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What an amazing place, never seen anything like it. What a lot of work has gone into makung this sinkhole presentable and interesting. Definitely worth a visit.

Thank susie37760
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Easily spent an hour wondering around. Interesting formation and the information provided added to know about the history etc. recommend!

Thank catarm3175
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I've been to this place many times. I feel it's a place worthy of taking our visitors to. Good facilities, great atmosphere. A few stairs to climb down so hard if on a wheel chair but can still look out into it from above. Excellent...More

Thank Josephine N
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maxiwie
20 December 2017|
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Response from MareeGriffin | Reviewed this property |
You can go anytime as you just walk through a park to get there. At least I don't remember it being gated or fenced at all!
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maxiwie
19 December 2017|
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Response from HotEarth | Reviewed this property |
It is a long diversion from the GOR just for the sink hole. There is much more than it in Mt Gambier. Consider overnighting in Mt Gambier for other attractions too.
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Louise B
13 November 2017|
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Response from Awesome4Gs | Reviewed this property |
Not sure as we didn’t see on the day we visited.
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